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SABCS 2018: Hormone Therapy Before or Even Without Surgery?

Some researchers and doctors have even begun to say that certain breast cancers “aren’t surgical diseases.” Instead it’s systemic therapies, and even sometimes radiotherapy, that are most effective treatments for some breast cancers. Read more
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SABCS 2018: Happy and Hopeful about Less Hormone Therapy

Tamoxifen is the oldest and most common breast cancer treatment and was made more than 50 years ago. It’s cheap (at around $1 a day) and effective. But people hate it. Read more
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SABCS 2018: Gene Sequencing and Genetic Testing

Technological advances are bringing down the cost of genetic sequencing, and on the first official day of SABCS, there was a heavy focus on everything from gene sequencing to genetic testing. Read more
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SABCS 2018: Sleepless in San Antonio? Standard of Care May Change After Wednesday

The question from patients: is this good enough to get a good nights’ sleep or should we refuse to rest until we have much more? Read more
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SABCS 2018: 41 Years of SABCS and Cancer Still Sucks

I wish I could say we could put our Cancer Sucks buttons away for good, that breast cancer has been cured and we know how to prevent it. Not yet. Not this year. Read more
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We Crushed Our Goal, Thanks to You!

When you give activists a challenge they don’t just rise up, they prove what’s possible when we join together!  Read more
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Help Us Raise $50,000 This #GivingTuesday

As people everywhere give back to nonprofits as an alternative to the consumerism that surrounds the holiday season, your donation to Breast Cancer Action will have TWICE the impact. To get an early start on your giving, donate now and the impact of your gift will be... Read more
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From the Executive Director: Universal Healthcare and a Step Toward Health Justice

Over the years, I’ve lost track of the number of times I’ve said the phrase: “We don’t have nearly enough to show for the billions of dollars raised in the name of breast cancer.” Read more
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Donations in Honor and Memory: Fall 2018

Each gift made in honor and memory will be used wisely by Breast Cancer Action to end the breast cancer epidemic. Read more
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Special Thanks: Fall 2018

We could not do this work without the support of so many members and volunteers. Thank you to Alan Kleinschmidt and the San Francisco Choral Society for complimentary tickets for our staff, board & volunteers to their wonderful performances. Thank you to Dr. Mary K. Bryson... Read more
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